Channel 4 News have run a story similar to the Guardian's lead item today: Guardian: Channel 4 went further with a leaked document from the Butler Inquiry which indicated that the Attorney General had not altered his formal legal advice of 7 Mar 03 which stated that a new resolution was necessary; he had merely written a short statement outlining a new view on 17 Mar 03. It is claimed that No 10 actually wrote the short statement of 17 Mar 03. It is necessary to be careful on this forum as Service personnel (former, regular and reservist) launching into (perhaps self serving) public tirades causes damage to both the uniform and the very reasonable case for disbelieving the case presented for military action, as a certain ex-TA soldier demonstrated. There are also many UK military personnel in theatre. Nevertheless this is an important issue that should be raised and discussed. It is incumbent on the government to release the full legal advice, otherwise they will encounter major problems in trying to mobilise support for any future military action. Whether this is accompanied by resignations would be a matter for the ministers involved, but this would seem inevitable.